What should I check each time before using my Advair HFA?

Make sure the counter on the canister doesn't read zero. If it does, throw it away and open a new one. Look at the expiration date to make sure that the Advair HFA is still good. Each time you use it, check carefully to make sure the canister fits firmly in the plastic actuator.

Also, look into the mouthpiece to make sure it's clear. This is very important if the strap is no longer attached to the actuator, or if the cap is not being used to cover the mouthpiece.

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